The North Adriatic Sailing Area in Croatia, the so-called „small Tuscany, “ is a region that offers all of the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Mediterranean without crowds. North Adriatic covers the northwest part of the Croatian coast and the islands, the regions of Istria and Kvarner. It extends from the Istria peninsula over Kvarner, Krk, Cres, Lošinj, and Rab islands.
The advantage of sailing from destinations in the North Adriatic is primarily traffic connectivity and accessibility. You can easily travel by car from Central European destinations or by plane. In addition, there are five international airports within a 150 km radius, such as Rijeka, Pula, Zagreb, Trieste, and Ljubljana.
While sailing the North Adriatic, you can visit many unique towns, fisherman villages, islands, hidden bays, and secret coves. So whether you are looking for relaxed or active sailing holidays, we assure you it will fulfill your expectations.
The Roman Amphitheater in Pula
This area is home to some of the most beautiful beaches on the Adriatic coast, where you can enjoy strolling between green meadows and pine forests before cooling off in crystal-clear waters. From the lively coastal cities of Pula, Rovinj, and Poreč to the charming medieval towns of Motovun and Grožnjan, which have preserved their cultural heritage over centuries, there's something for everyone.
The Istrian peninsula is famous for its preserved nature, cultural events, excellent gastronomy, and enology. When you're done with your swim, head to one of the many nearby restaurants for a hearty meal prepared with local ingredients by renowned chefs. Best world wines and olive oil come from Istria, and Istrian truffles are famous worldwide.
It has breathtaking landscapes and crystal-clear waters, as well as a rich history and culture. The north Adriatic sailing area is one of the best places to spend your holidays on a yacht charter in Croatia. The jewel of Istria, National Park Brijuni, located on the west coast of Istria, is one of the must-visit attractions while sailing in Istria.
There are several yacht charter destinations and marinas from which you can set off on a sailing trip around the Istria and Kvarner bay: Pula, Rovinj, Krk, Lošinj.